The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 19 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 4.29% 6.00% 17.24%
As % of the General category 9.38% 15.79% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £51,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 45.71% 38.00% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 6
Average salary £39,000 £60,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +95.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,250 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) RHCE
5 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) Cobbler
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) MS Project
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) NUnit
2 3 (13.64%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Velocity
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) RAD
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) RHCE
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Veritas
2 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) Endeca
3 1 (4.55%) Elastic Path